Types of Treatment

How Should I Pay for Rehab?

How Should I Pay for Rehab?

If you have a substance addiction, rehab may be the most valuable investment you make. The expertise and energy brought to bear against your addiction in rehab can help you gain control, in a matter of weeks, over a problem that has been building for years. The cost of some of these programs can be much more than you are prepared to pay. Fortunately, there are many ways you can get the treatment you need within a budget that you can manage. Claiming Insurance Health insurance may pay for your...

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Making an Informed Decision about Gambling Addiction Treatment

Making an Informed Decision about Gambling Addiction Treatment

Gambling addiction is a terrible disease that destroys families, causes incredible suffering and often leads to depression, substance abuse, addiction and even suicide. Due to the complex behavioral and psychological effects gambling has, addicts require careful, professional treatment to conquer this powerful compulsion. Treatment is available if you know where to look, and we can help you make an informed decision about where to find specialized treatment. Is Gambling Addictive? The brain...

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Motivational Interviewing for Gambling Addiction Recovery

Motivational Interviewing for Gambling Addiction Recovery

Motivational interviewing (MI) helps patients increase awareness of themselves, their values, their ambivalence on any given issue, their behaviors and coping skills and how those might be impacting their lives in negative ways. Addiction to behaviors such as gambling is often the result of a dysfunctional coping mechanism. People engage in the behavior without knowing precisely why they do so. MI is an effective method of treating gambling addiction, since it helps the patient to recognize and...

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Gambling Addiction Treatment

Gambling Addiction Treatment

An addict is a person who has problems managing impulse control. For most of us, our weakness with impulse control comes when reaching for that extra piece of pie or spending time watching a reality show marathon instead of doing laundry. An occasional bout of surrendering to our impulses is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s when those impulses become the major force in our life that we cross over into the world of an addict. Compulsive behavior can manifest itself as an addiction to food,...

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Gambling Rehab Recovery and Treatment

Gambling Rehab Recovery and Treatment

Anyone who has accepted the fact that they have a gambling addiction problem can consider a variety of programs for their treatment. The decision then becomes which program will be the best course of action. One method that has proven to be extremely successful is to begin the recovery journey with a stay at gambling rehabilitation facility. The new patient at a rehab center will be presented with two important options:  inpatient or outpatient care. The prevailing wisdom is that the chances...

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Gambling Addiction Medication

Gambling Addiction Medication

Spend any time watching television and you’ll be presented with a wide range of drug therapies. Many of these have a proven track record of success in the treatment of depression, allergies and high cholesterol. Often the development of one type of drug can lead discoveries for alternative therapies. What was once prescribed as a blood pressure medicine is now being used to re-grow hair. In the realm of managing gambling addictions, there have been some very encouraging results with...

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